Regional Materials and Resources

The following materials and resources are meant to assist in the committee with the development of the Regional plan.


Evaluation and Prioritization Matrix Draft Working Paper (April 27, 2010)

Faculty of Adult & Continuing Education PowerPoint slideshow (May 25, 2010) - A PowerPoint slideshow meant to complement the written portion of the Faculty of Adult & Continuing Education presentation.

Faculty of Adult & Continuing Education Presentation (May 25, 2010) - A presentation made to the committee by the Faculty of Adult & Continuing Education.

Foundation (January 19, 2010) - Core document containing the Mission, Values, draft Vision, and Core Commitments that help inform the integrated planning process.

Framework for Integrated Planning (January 19, 2010) - Flow chart

Regional Strategy Plan Project Overview (January 25, 2010)

Regional Strategy Project Workplan (January 25, 2010)

Regional Plan Draft Table of Contents (March 16, 2010)

Regional Plan Issues Draft Working Paper (March 26, 2010)

Regional Strategy Draft (October 2009) - Draft document created by the previous Regional Strategy Committee.

Student FTE by credential and campus - Snapshot provided by University Planning and Analysis.

Student FTE Year-to-Year by Campus - Snapshot provided by University Planning and Analysis.

Student Headcount by credential and campus - Snapshot provided by University Planning and Analysis.

Student Headcount Year-to-Year by Campus - Snapshot provided by University Planning and Analysis

Summary of Integrated Planning Consultative Meetings (May 31, 2010) - A summary of all Integrated Planning Consultative Meetings with Internal and External Community held up to May 31, 2010.

VIU Vision - the University Vision


"Selecting Appropriate Criteria"
Dickeson, Robert C. Prioritizing Academic Programs and Services: reallocating resources to achieve strategic balance. Wiley: San Francisco. 2010 Jan 26.

Strategies for an Engaged Campus - An Advanced Service-Learning Toolkit for Academic Leaders - A site designed for college and university presidents, provosts, chief academic officers, and deans who wish to deepen the civic education of their students and to increase the engagement of their institutions with their local communities.

The Talloires Declaration on the Civic Roles and Social Responsibilities of Higher Education

The Way Forward: Milner Gardens and Woodland

VIU Stainability Policy

Community Engagement Resources:

Background Document for the University of Victoria Task Force on Civic Engagement - (Sept. 2007)

Community Engagement Diagram

Compendium of Good Practice University - Regional Development Engagement Initiatives - (Aug. 2002) Provides details of a selection of 'good practice' regional development initiatives being undertaken by universities in partnership with the regional communities in which they are located. Prepared for the Australian Government, Department of Transportation and Regional Services.

Definitions of Scholarship - (June 2010)

Elective Classification: Community Engagement 2008 Documentation Framework - (Oct. 2007) A document prepared for The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Engaged Scholarship and Transformative Regional Engagement - Franklin, Nancy E. and Timothy V. Franklin.

Engaged Scholarship as an Expression of Community Engagement - Sandmann, Lorilee R., Ph.D. University of Georgia: 2007.

Engagement as a Core Value for the University: A Consultation Document - (April 2001) A document commissioned by the Association of Commonwealth Universities.

Higher Education Leadership of Regional and Local Regeneration Partnerships: Learning from good practice - (January 2007) A part of the Research and Development Series offered by Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.

Proposal to strengthen Vancouver Island University’s contribution to Regional Development Challenges - A document previously submitted to the previous Regional Planning committee.

Reframing Incentives and Rewards for Community Service-Learning and Academic Outreach - O'Meara, Kerry Ann. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement.Volume 8, Number 2: 2003.

Returning to our Roots: Executive Summaries of the Reports of the Kellogg Commission on the Future of State and Land-Grant Universities (January 2001)

Review of Higher Education Institutions in Regional Development (June 2008)

Scholarship and Mission in the 21st Century University: The Role of Engagement - Barbara A. Holland, Senior Scholar, Center for Service and Learning, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Self-evaluation of Institutional Capacity to Respond to Regional Needs (May 2010)